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Mesoscale Discussion 10
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0010
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1200 PM CST SAT JAN 03 2015

   AREAS AFFECTED...SERN MS...SWRN AL...FAR WRN FL PANHANDLE

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 1...

   VALID 031800Z - 031930Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 1 CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...TSTMS ALONG AND JUST E OF WW 1 MAY POSE A RISK FOR A
   TORNADO AND LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS. MONITORING FOR A POSSIBLE
   DOWNSTREAM WW ISSUANCE OR COORDINATION OF WW 1 AREAL EXTENSION.

   DISCUSSION...A PERSISTENT AREA OF SHOWERS JUST OFF THE MOUTH OF THE
   MS RIVER HAS DEEPENED INTO A COUPLE OF TSTMS WITH AT LEAST TRANSIENT
   WEAK ROTATION NOTED IN THE OFFSHORE CONVECTIVE CLUSTER S OF THE
   MS/AL BORDER. THIS CONVECTION APPEARS TO BE ON THE ERN FRINGE OF THE
   WAA-DRIVEN ACTIVITY AHEAD OF THE LOWER MS VALLEY COLD FRONT. MOB VWP
   DATA SAMPLED SLIGHTLY WEAKER LOW-LEVEL WINDS COMPARED TO FARTHER
   W/NW...BUT BACKED SURFACE WINDS FAVOR A SLIGHTLY LARGER CYCLONIC
   HODOGRAPH. WITH SURFACE TEMPERATURES HAVING WARMED INTO THE LOWER TO
   MIDDLE 70S ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COASTAL PLAIN AMIDST 66-69 DEG F DEW
   POINTS...AN OFFSHORE SUPERCELL MAY DEVELOP NE TOWARDS THE MOBILE BAY
   AREA WITH A RISK OF A TORNADO AND LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS. AN
   EXTENSION/DOWNSTREAM WW ISSUANCE MAY BE NECESSARY IF FURTHER
   INTENSIFICATION BECOMES APPARENT.

   ..GRAMS/HART.. 01/03/2015


   ATTN...WFO...MOB...JAN...LIX...

   LAT...LON   29718880 29778830 30098753 30438725 30728720 31068736
               31218772 31358806 31378866 31008947 30238990 29968954
               29718880 

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